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Fantasy drafting, and life, are often all about balance. We want a mix of safe options we assume will be reliable and some players who may be higher-risk but with the chance of a bigger payoff. We all want to be that fantasy owner who hits on a sleeper or sees something coming that nobody else does. So while we’re reading what the experts say, and forming our own opinions, it’s fun to think about the full range of expectations.
In other words: It’s time to make some bold predictions. Fortunately Dr. Roto has 32 of them, one for each NFL team.
Are these the likeliest things to happen this season? (Calvin Ridley the WR1 in Atlanta? Jordan Scarlett becomes Christian McCaffrey’s touchdown vulture?) Probably not, otherwise they wouldn’t be considered bold. But they’re certainly fun to think about before drafting. And the chances are we’re going to look back at this list and see a bunch that Dr. Roto got right.
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• Kevin Hanson’s updated position rankings! Josh Gordon is WR24 after his reinstatement. Andrew Luck and Melvin Gordon have moved down. And more tweaks with training camp news. Check out his position rankings, auction prices and blurbs for his top 35 QBs, 70 RBs, 70 WRs, 35 TEs and 15 K/DST each.
• Kevin Hanson has also been previewing the NFL one division at a time. Check out his overvalued/undervalued players, breakouts, sleepers and more for the NFC East, AFC East, NFC North, AFC North, NFC South, AFC South, NFC West and AFC West.
• Does your league pick up free agents with a waiver wire? Adam Ronis makes the case that you should switch to Free Agent Acquisition Bidding. He says you’ll never look back.
• Mock drafts! A 10-team mock draft, 12-team mock draft and 14-team mock draft, each with full boards and analysis of the teams.
• Adam Ronis and Frankie “Fantasy” Taddeo debate when to draft Kyler Murray.
• Play in an IDP league? You need to know every team’s three-down linebackers. Matt De Lima is on the case.
• Dr. Roto has 17 rookies you need to know before drafting.
• Dr. Roto also has 10 big-name veterans to avoid. Let somebody else draft Tom Brady, LeSean McCoy or Randall Cobb.
• Adam Ronis has 12 running back handcuffs who could become fantasy MVPs if things break right.
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